Local authority (section 17) support for migrant families

This page provides some information on local authority support for migrant families. This includes what section 17 support is, eligibility for support, child in need assessments and challenging a refusal or withdrawal of support.

Children in care with immigration issues

Children in care who are not asylum seekers may have an immigration issue that often goes under the radar. It is vital to get them help as soon as possible.

Which application should I make?

This page is a guide to possible immigration applications an undocumented child, family or young person might make to gain status in the UK.